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Philip Reeve Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Philip Reeve
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“He didn’t feel like a hero anymore--he just felt sorry for this poor, hideous girl, and guilty at being the one who had trapped her here.”
Philip Reeve
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Mortal Engines
book
Tom Natsworthy
Hester Shaw
characters
heroes
guilt
ugliness
traps
feeling sorry for someone
concepts
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“I killed Grike, he thought. All right, so he was dead already, technically, but he was still a person. He had hopes and plans and dreams, and I put a stop to them all.”
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“It felt like a different Thomas that they were talking about, someone brave and strong who understood what had to be done, and felt no doubts.”
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“I ran out of the house and saw Valentine’s great black ship moored at the end of the garden with his men waiting. They came after me, but I escaped.”
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“Life isn’t fair, Natsworthy.”
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“Mr. Valentine would never do something like that! Katherine said he couldn’t even bring himself to shoot a wolf cub! You’re lying!”
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″‘I’m already a monster!’ she shrieked. ‘No, you’re not!’ Tom managed to heave himself to his knees. ‘You’re my friend!’ he shouted.”
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“She wanted him to know that he was the best thing that had happened to her.”
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“She smiled, pleased that she had met her half sister at last, and wondering if they were going to be friends.”
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“He knew at once that he had made a mistake. Old Chudleigh Pomeroy wasn’t bad as Guildsmen went, but he didn’t like being answered back by a mere Third Class Apprentice.”

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